Here you will find fresh news items about the latest developments in the online dating world.
A lot of advantages in the use of online dating sites
Between the year of 1997 and 2010, over 1/4 Danish couples owe their success in finding their match to dating sites, according to MetroXpress newspaper. Researchers at Oxford University have examined online dating characteristics in 18 countries. Their report indicates that in the last 14 years, around 26% of Danish couples found each other due to online dating.
Denmark ranked in third on the list. Charlie Breindahl, who researches in online dating at the University of Copenhagen, says that today, people are feeling much more comfortable and open about using online dating sites, not like once before when it was taken as a taboo. He adds that we have began to accept online dating due to the rapid growth of the use of internet for just about anything.
Try online dating site for a change
A lot of ladies have difficult time locating an ideal man, in many cases, their desirable men turned out to be a gay, or married. This usual claims heats up coffee discussions, girls’ nights out, break-up analyzation or wicked date accounts, and unveils when a potential match`s flaws have been revealed. Most of us are able to clearly remember some unwanted story of a past boyfriend or a date gone awful.
If you think that there is no more men left for you, you might want to think again. As said by free Australian dating website Oasis Active, which established in 2008, male memberships currently surpassed female memberships by 30%, marking an all-time record. Oasis Active claims over one million active Australian members and 2.5 million worldwide active members.
You never know
In the summer of 2009, a friend of Ralph Berger succeeded in talking the 80-year-old Kahala Nui resident into registering at eHarmony. "They informed me that they had done it and it was amusing," he commented. "My first reaction was, 'No way.'" Berger in the end decided to participate in the online dating site.
"I was a widower, so I figured, well, perhaps I can find someone who wants to be like a pen pal." He filled in his information form and when he reached to the question about how serious he would be willing to consider potential matches, he checked "unlimited," and opening the door to hopes and chances.
U.S. dating site a big success in India
The erectors of a New York City dating site state they had to augment overseas because of the large volume of traffic they have been receiving from Asia. Ignighter.com manages Manhattan meet-ups amongst groups of singles and has been attracting new users from all over the world including India, South Korea and Singapore. According to the New York Times Sunday, in fact, turn out to be the most rapid-growing online dating site in India with a huge number of new users registering every day.
A couple born through online dating site
Apparently, a lot of people used to feel somewhat awkward about entering the site of online dating. Now, as a great number of people are using the site on a daily basis, online dating has turned out to be one of the most common tools to find the match or even just a friend. There are almost 13,800 companies connected with online dating and match-making, as reported by market researcher IBSWorld.
Match.com had 1.8 million subscribers throughout the quarter that finished in December, an boost of 30% from the same period of time in 2009. E-harmony.com says that over 33 million signed up in 192 different countries. Now that almost everyone has fast internet connection, one of the most popular and well-accepted place for meeting new people has become social networking sites.